Salary £40k + benefits
What we’re looking for
We’re looking for graduates who have a keen eye for numbers, an analytical mind-set and an appetite for challenge to join our Finance division on our 2024 Graduate Programme. Our Accounting & Finance Graduate Programme is the perfect start for a graduate looking to become a qualified accountant and build their long term career in Finance.
Schroders is a global investment manager which helps institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.
Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to our clients through active management. By serving clients, we serve wider society. Channelling capital into sustainable and durable businesses accelerates positive change in the world. Funding the future is a privilege: we use it wisely and responsibly.
We employ over 5700 talented people worldwide operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients.
Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.
We’re based in the City of London – close to our clients, in the heart of the UK’s financial centre and have everything we need to work flexibly.
Finance underpins every organisation, and at Schroders it’s a vital function helping support the wider business. The Finance department at Schroders serves a multitude of functions across the group. Some of its key activities include setting finance policies, reporting financial performance, and providing applications to support different business areas across the globe.
As a graduate in the Finance department you will be exposed to a range of activities which will provide you with an excellent grounding in finance and the day-to-day application of finance know-how to business activities.
You will be encouraged to develop a broad range of financial expertise and you’ll also get a chance to work in partnership with different business areas which will give you a wider understanding of how our business operates and the wider role the Finance function provides.
Some of your tasks as a Graduate in Finance will include:
Along with the IMC, as an Accounting & Finance Graduate you will be supported through a professional qualification, either the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) or the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
What you’ll be like
The knowledge, skills and qualifications we’re looking for
Why join us:
Candidates should be available to start the graduate programme on 12 September 2024.
If you think you may require disability-related adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org our disability partner EmployAbility (employ-ability.org.uk) for a confidential discussion and advice.
We recruit on a rolling basis and may choose to close this role earlier than advertised. Therefore we recommend you apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
We recognise potential, whoever you are
Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to clients through active management. Diversity of thought facilitated by an inclusive culture will allow us to make better decisions and better achieve our purpose. This is why inclusion and diversity are a strategic priority for us and why we are an equal opportunities employer: you are welcome here regardless of your age, disability, gender identity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, socio-economic background or any other protected characteristics.
As a global investment manager, we help institutions, intermediaries and individuals across the planet meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. But as the world changes, so do our clients’ needs. That’s why we have a long history of adapting to suit the times and keeping our focus on what matters most to our clients.
Doing this takes experience and expertise. We bring together people and data to spot the trends that will shape the future. This provides a unique perspective which allows us to always invest with conviction. We are responsible for £737.5 billion (€831.3 billion/$887.2 billion)* of assets for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns. We remain determined to build future prosperity for them, and for all of society. Today, we have 6,100+ people across six continents who focus on doing just this.
We are a global business that’s managed locally. This allows us to always keep our clients’ needs at the heart of everything we do. For over two centuries and more than seven generations we’ve grown and developed our expertise in tandem with our clients’ needs and interests.
Source: Schroders, all data as at 31 December 2022.
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